Work on the next phase in the development of Exchange, Scotland’s first theatre for children, young people and families, commences this week in Paisley.   Contractors Elmwood Projects have been appointed to deliver the next phase of development of the site, a vacant former nightclub opposite Paisley Gilmour Street Station.  This phase will begin the major … Read more

Awards for Exchange from Two Major Funders

Exchange Theatre has received a major boost to its capital campaign this week, with the confirmation of two significant awards from charitable foundations. We are delighted to acknowledge grants totalling £250,000 from trusts including The Garfield Weston Foundation, one of the UK’s major supporters of the arts, and The Robert Barr Charitable Foundation. The redevelopment of … Read more

Exchange Receives £800k Funding Boost

The ongoing project to build a new community theatre space in Paisley town centre has taken a huge step forward after an £800,000 funding boost was confirmed. PACE Theatre Company are currently developing a new theatre in Paisley for children, young people and families – called Exchange – in a long-time vacant former nightclub opposite … Read more

PACE Confirms First Founding Sponsor for Exchange Theatre

The fundraising campaign for Exchange, a new community theatre in Paisley for children,young people and families, has taken another significant step forward as PACE welcomes prominent Paisley businessman Gary McCaw as its first Founding Sponsor. The renovation of the previously disused building is expected to be a catalyst for the regeneration of the town centre … Read more

Planning Permission Granted

We are excited to learn that planning permission for EXCHANGE – our new theatre for Children, Young People and Families – has now been granted allowing us to move forward.;jsessionid=213EF4CB718842A961618E44DD649864?activeTab=summary&keyVal=_RENFR_DCAPR_33903 We need the help and support of as many people as possible to make this project a success. Find out what you can do … Read more

PACE Announce New Patron on-site at Exchange Theatre

PACE Theatre Company is delighted to announce actor James McArdle as its first patron. James is a former PACE Youth Theatre member and since graduating from RADA in 2010 he has garnered a string of impressive credits including title roles in James I, Platonov and Peter Gynt at the National Theatre, a Broadway transfer of Tony Kushner’s Angels in … Read more